The 2024 Prairie Classic

February 7-11, 2024 • Oklahoma City, OK

Join us at the Oklahoma State Fairgrounds for The Prairie Classic. With 7755 AQHA and 3666 NSBA entries in 2023, this show has quickly risen is popularity and has remained one of the Top 10 AQHA Circuits in the U.S.

Get ready for the 2024 showing season with one of the first large AQHA circuit shows of the year. You’ll stay warm and dry in the climate-controlled arenas and stalling area. The Prairie Classic is know for having top rated AQHA judges, along with experienced Show management and office personnel so you know your showing experience will be fun and rewarding.

Daily awards as well as Circuit Champion and All-Around Champion Awards

View Class Schedule

Get your Class Patterns

View Score Sheets

Judges

Dolly Chayer 

Jimmy Daurio 

Jessica Gilliam 

T.W. Grose 

Jake Hartman

Pete Kyle

Jonathan Meilleur

Judd Paul

Jason Smith

2024 Fee Schedule

Class Fees

Open/Amateur/Youth/L1/WT$ 17 per class per judge
NSBA$10 per class per judge
Small Fry$5 per class per judge
Trail Fee/Per Horse per day entered$10

Show Fees

AQHA Show Fee per horse$10 per show number
Office Fee per horse$15
Haul In Fee$15
Stall Fee$135
$25 additional per stall for early arrival

Host Hotel – Embassy Suites by Hilton

We have negotiated special rates for attendees at Embassy Suites by Hilton Oklahoma City Will Rogers Airport for February 5, 2024 through February 12, 2024.

  • 2 Room Suite-1 King Bed-nonsmoking – $116.00 plus taxes
  • 2 Room Suite-2 Double Beds-nonsmoking – $116.00 plus taxes

Reservations must be made by January 24, 2024

Use this Reservation Link.  Click “Book a Room” to receive the  preferred rate.

Hotel features a complimentary buffet breakfast is served on weekdays from 6 AM to 9 AM and on weekends from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM. Rooms include refrigerator and microwave. Pets Allowed (conditions apply) Be sure to check the Hotel’s website for all amenities.

VIP RV Reservations

Stay on site for $70 per night

The VIP Lot is located within the Barn perimeter. VIP RV spots are reserved on a first-come, first-served basis. Spots MUST be paid for at time of reservation!*

Per Fairgrounds Policy, RV spot must be vacated by “Noon” on departure day to avoid another day charge.

Download the Prairie Vip RV Parking Reservation Form

The “West” RV lot is managed by State Fair Park.  It is a non reserved lot, you may pull in and the Lot Manager will place a slip on your RV.

Oklahoma City Fair Grounds

All stalls and vendor spaces are in Super Barn. Classes are held in Super Barn Arena as well as the Performant Arena and Barn 8 Arena.

**Due to the ongoing construction of the new Coliseum at the Fair Grounds, we will list updated traffic patterns within the facility as we get them.

View a map of the OKC Fair Grounds

Daily Prizes

There are daily prizes for the top 6 placings in the youth and amateur classes in the show office.

Circuit Awards

Circuit awards will be awarded in each class.  You must show to all 6 judges to be eligible.  Points will be awarded on a sliding scale depending on the total number of entries in the class with a maximum of 9 points for 1st place.  In the event of ties a tie breaker judge from the 2nd day will be used.

High Point Awards

Custom Prairie Classic spurs will be awarded to the high point earners this year.  To view the divisions and the rules:  High Point Divisions & Rules